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Agreement vs. Covenant

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Agreementnoun

(countable) An understanding between entities to follow a specific course of conduct.

‘to enter an agreement;’; ‘the UK and US negotiators nearing agreement;’; ‘he nodded his agreement.’;

Covenantnoun

(legal) An agreement to do or not do a particular thing.

Agreementnoun

(uncountable) A state whereby several parties share a view or opinion; the state of not contradicting one another.

‘The results of my experiment are in agreement with those of Michelson and with the law of General Relativity.’;

Covenantnoun

(legal) A promise, incidental to a deed or contract, either express or implied.

Agreementnoun

A legally binding contract enforceable in a court of law.

Covenantnoun

A pact or binding agreement between two or more parties.

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Agreementnoun

Rules that exist in many languages that force some parts of a sentence to be used or inflected differently depending on certain attributes of other parts.

Covenantnoun

An incidental clause in an agreement.

Agreementnoun

An agreeable quality.

Covenantverb

To enter into, or promise something by, a covenant.

Agreementnoun

State of agreeing; harmony of opinion, statement, action, or character; concurrence; concord; conformity; as, a good agreement subsists among the members of the council.

‘What agreement hath the temple of God with idols ?’; ‘Expansion and duration have this further agreement.’;

Covenantverb

(legal) To enter a formal agreement.

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Covenantverb

(legal) To bind oneself in contract.

Agreementnoun

A concurrence in an engagement that something shall be done or omitted; an exchange of promises; mutual understanding, arrangement, or stipulation; a contract.

Covenantverb

(legal) To make a stipulation.

Agreementnoun

the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises;

‘they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business’; ‘there was an understanding between management and the workers’;

Covenantnoun

A mutual agreement of two or more persons or parties, or one of the stipulations in such an agreement.

‘Then Jonathan and David made a covenant.’; ‘Let there be covenants drawn between us.’; ‘If we conclude a peace,It shall be with such strict and severe covenantsAs little shall the Frenchmen gain thereby.’;

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Agreementnoun

compatibility of observations;

‘there was no agreement between theory and measurement’; ‘the results of two tests were in correspondence’;

Covenantnoun

An agreement made by the Scottish Parliament in 1638, and by the English Parliament in 1643, to preserve the reformed religion in Scotland, and to extirpate popery and prelacy; - usually called the "Solemn League and Covenant."

‘He [Wharton] was born in the days of the Covenant, and was the heir of a covenanted house.’;

Agreementnoun

harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters;

‘the two parties were in agreement’;

Covenantnoun

The promises of God as revealed in the Scriptures, conditioned on certain terms on the part of man, as obedience, repentance, faith, etc.

‘I will establish my covenant between me and thee and thy seed after thee in their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God unto thee, and to thy seed after thee.’;

Agreementnoun

the thing arranged or agreed to;

‘they made arrangements to meet in Chicago’;

Covenantnoun

A solemn compact between members of a church to maintain its faith, discipline, etc.

Agreementnoun

the determination of grammatical inflection on the basis of word relations

Covenantnoun

An undertaking, on sufficient consideration, in writing and under seal, to do or to refrain from some act or thing; a contract; a stipulation; also, the document or writing containing the terms of agreement.

Agreementnoun

the verbal act of agreeing

Covenantverb

To agree (with); to enter into a formal agreement; to bind one's self by contract; to make a stipulation.

‘Jupiter covenanted with him, that it should be hot or cold, wet or dry, . . . as the tenant should direct.’; ‘And they covenanted with him for thyrty pieces of silver.’;

Agreementnoun

harmony or accordance in opinion or feeling

‘the governments failed to reach agreement’; ‘the two officers nodded in agreement’;

Covenantverb

To grant or promise by covenant.

‘My covenant of peace that I covenanted with you.’;

Agreementnoun

a negotiated and typically legally binding arrangement between parties as to a course of action

‘a verbal agreement to sell’; ‘a trade agreement’;

Covenantnoun

a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action

Agreementnoun

the absence of incompatibility between two things; consistency

‘agreement between experimental observations and theory’;

Covenantnoun

(Bible) an agreement between God and his people in which God makes certain promises and requires certain behavior from them in return

Agreementnoun

the condition of having the same number, gender, case, and/or person as another word.

Covenantverb

enter into a covenenant

Covenantverb

enter into a covenant or formal agreement;

‘They covenanted with Judas for 30 pieces of silver’; ‘The nations covenanted to fight terrorism around the world’;

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